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Jul 29, 2019

Jul 29, 2019
UN Ebola preparedness mission center

DRC sees cases surge as Ebola outbreak hits 1-year mark

With 41 new cases in recent days, the outbreak has grown to 2,671 infections, including 1,782 fatalities.

Jul 26, 2019

Jul 26, 2019

News Scan for Jul 26, 2019

DRC Ebola rise
Universal flu vaccine push
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More DRC polio cases

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019
Ebola response training

Beni Ebola activity tops first wave as outbreak grows by 8 cases

The current wave in Beni involves more cases and is longer than its first wave.

Jul 24, 2019

Jul 24, 2019
UN peacekeeping troops

Ebola region rocked by more violence as new funds announced

Though the DRC has ceased daily updates, the WHO says cases have topped 2,600.

Jul 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
DR Congo Ebola health workers at laptop

DRC Ebola total grows by 5, with outbreak info in flux

Of 14 new cases yesterday, 10 were in Beni, a previous hot spot that has again heated up.

Jul 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019
Oly Ilunga Kalenga, MD, former DRC health minister

DRC health minister resigns after government takes Ebola reins

"There can not be more than one decision-making center," Kalenga says.

Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019
Ebola Red Cross volunteer

Daily double-digit Ebola cases continue in DRC

With 10 new cases yesterday and 14 today, the outbreak has grown to 2,546 cases, and deaths have topped 1,700.

Jul 18, 2019

Jul 18, 2019
Ebola preparedness

Ebola cases climb in Beni as groups laud emergency decision

Activity resurges in Beni, the outbreak's former epicenter.

Jul 17, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

WHO declares public health emergency over DRC Ebola

Also, details emerge about a DRC woman who died from Ebola after visiting Uganda, and cases reach 2,522.

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019
Ebola hot spot

WHO will take up Ebola emergency declaration question for a fourth time

The first case in Goma, North Kivu province's heavily populated capital, triggered reconsideration by the WHO's emergency committee.

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